Artist David Bumbeck's work is a deepening pleasure. The longer you look, the more you see. 'The Genius of David Bumbeck' is a group of splendid intaglio prints from the 1990s, drawings from the early 2000s and mixed-media productions. At the Sandra Small Gallery through June 25.
Patrons of a book cafe like to read, right? Seems so at the Iris BookCafé where the photographs-plus-text of Darryl Glenn Baird, University of Michigan professor, are getting close attention. Baird’s digital collages, which combine found and generated images with printed texts, invite close study. Through June 23.
Learn about "Over-the-Rhine Tenements: Historic Foundations for a Greener Future" from Mike Morgan of the OTR Foundation at the Mercantile Library at 6 p.m. Thursday in a lecture expanding on the Betts House's exhibition 'From Tenements to Townhouses: Multi-Family Housing in Cincinnati.'
In 2004 filmmaker John Fiege spent the summer and 400 rolls of Super 8 film recording life among the mostly immigrant workers in a deep South chicken factory. His gritty depiction of mileu and moment, 'Mississippi Chicken,' has a one-time Cincinnati showing at 7 p.m. Thursday at Su Casa.
For a look at how eight talented women see the human experience, stop by Art Beyond Boundaries for 'My House,' up now through May 28. Works include figural paintings, fiber art, oil pastels, drums and sculpture.
If you still have doubts as to whether computer-generated art can actually be true art, look in on McCrystle Wood's 'Jardin Femme' at Clay Street Press. The 21 computer-created archival digital prints, each in an edition of five, capture both the eye and the mind of the viewer. They're beautiful but not "pretty" and intellectually exciting without being didactic.
If you still have doubts as to whether computer-generated art can actually be true art, look in on McCrystle Wood’s 'Jardin Femme' at Clay Street Press. The 21 computer-created archival digital prints, each in an edition of five, capture both the eye and the mind of the viewer. They're beautiful but not “pretty” and intellectually exciting without being didactic. Through May 15.
The late sculptor Michael Skop lived in Fort Thomas and taught at Northern Kentucky University and the Cincinnati Art Academy. His works on display are small sculptures and large drawings that show Skop's definitive line and strong concepts. Through April.
The Kennedy Heights Arts Center's ambitious 'I See Africa: Perceptions, Imaginings, and Realities' is on view through June 5. It presents views of Africa that go beyond the sensationalism of news photos to "articulate the realities of contemporary Africa and Africans," say organizers.